How computer coding can increase engagement, provide a purpose for learning – The Hechinger Report

“Why does this matter?” Teachers are often called upon to answer this question about an academic subject, and computer science instructors may face this demand more frequently than most. Learning to write lines of code can seem, to many students, like a pointless exercise in tedium. But a few professors of computer science have a …

Source: hechingerreport.org

Getting students to see the personal connection or providing a social application increases student engagement and motivation.

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